Job ad: 'No co-habiting couples'

An advertisement for a sharemilker in Taranaki stated that "No co-habiting couples need apply."

Taranaki man wants a married couple for sharemilker role to "set example" for daughters.

Labelling crackdown on 'milk'

Which milk? A nuts question.

'You can't use corn syrup and call it honey': Australia's dairy farmers call for a crackdown on 'fake milk'.

Farmer runs down cycle trail worker

An Invercargill judge said of the accused's driving: "Motor vehicles are a weapon, particularly when used the way you ...

Council contractor's dive not enough to avoid "hot headed" farmer's four-wheel drive.

Strong Golden Shears line-up

Rowland Smith on his way to winning the All Nations Open Shearing Final in Southland in February. He will be back in ...

New Zealand shearing's big guns are coming to town, but there are some dark horses who could surprise.

It's a busy life down on the farm

"Chewing the fat" over lunch at the farm walk at Turimawiwi.

OPINION: People often ask "what do you do out there in the country?''

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It's a busy life down on the farm

"Chewing the fat" over lunch at the farm walk at Turimawiwi.

OPINION: People often ask "what do you do out there in the country?''

Farming behind the scenes

Andrew Morrison writes about the important role of sheep and beef farmers.

Jury out on fewer farmer deaths

Rampant rates anger farmers

Fieldays

Helping others, helping himself 

Bay of Plenty kiwifruit orchardist David Horwood has overcome depression by turning his innovation ideas into reality.

 Award-winning inventor overcame depression by turning his ideas into reality.

Weber mystery at Fieldays

Reporter Audrey Malone takes on the Chiefs' Brad Weber in an obstacle course challenge at Mystery Creek.

Fieldays Rural Bachelor of the Year winner  Paul Olsen from Manawatu.

Biggest and busiest

The National Fieldays has wrapped up one of its biggest and busiest events yet.

dairy

'No co-habiting couples need apply'

An advertisement for a sharemilker in Taranaki stated that "No co-habiting couples need apply."

Taranaki man wants a married couple for sharemilker role to "set example" for daughters.

Beef bulls valuable for dairy

Mating high merit beef bulls to dairy cows is paying off in a Waikato study.

Which milk? A nuts question.

Labelling crackdown on 'milk'

'You can't use corn syrup and call it honey': Australia's dairy farmers call for a crackdown on 'fake milk'.

advice

Best lamb hunt is on

The tastiest and tenderest lamb finalists include three North Islanders.

Three Manawatu and Hawke's Bay locals are in the finals for the best lamb competition.

Jury out on fewer farmer deaths

The new health and safety laws for farms are a year old and is it a coincidence that farmer deaths are down?

Dairy NZ  runs a once a day milking seminar for southern North Island farmers.  Billy Finnigan, 3, attended the seminar, ...

Wet summer takes toll on dairy farmers

A wet summer is putting pressure on even once a day dairy farmers.

aquaculture

Fishing methods concern

Recreational fisherman Doug Kinnon says he's never seen a commercial operation like this.

Spotter planes, helicopters and dye are being used in commercial fishing in the Far North.

MPI roadshow fails to hook crowds

Marlborough Sounds residents to provide their own impact assessment of relocating salmon farms.

The Marlborough Sounds will be off limits to commercial fishing if a recreational fishing park is established.

Waiting, with 'baited' breath video

There's been no sign of them yet but recreational fishing parks will still happen, Government says.

beef

Get a better feel of their meat

Affco general manager Andy Leonard holds one of the company's retail meat packs that uses new skin technology.

 Affco is trialling new skin packaging technology for beef which allow consumers to better judge the meat.

Beef bulls valuable for dairy

Mating high merit beef bulls to dairy cows is paying off in a Waikato study.

Jacqui Dean and Rob Hewitt inspect the final product at the new venison plant at the Pareora Freezing Works.

Full-time employment from venison plant

The new venison plant at the Pareora freezing works, which officially opened today, will bring a boost to the South Canterbury economy.

Sheep

Full-time employment from venison plant

Jacqui Dean and Rob Hewitt inspect the final product at the new venison plant at the Pareora Freezing Works.

The new venison plant at the Pareora freezing works, which officially opened today, will bring a boost to the South Canterbury economy.

Chilled lamb season over

The Easter chilled lamb program filled for another year.

The tastiest and tenderest lamb finalists include three North Islanders.

Best lamb hunt is on

Three Manawatu and Hawke's Bay locals are in the finals for the best lamb competition.

cropping

Carrfields link for no till drill

(from left) Dr John Baker, CEO/Chairman of Baker No-Tillage, Bill Ritchie, General Manager, Baker No-Tillage, Guy ...

The Feilding developers of a cross slot drill have teamed up with Carrfields.

These guys know their onions

A Marlborough onion grower's decision to use people, not machines, to harvest this year's crop is paying off.

Robinson sprays fire retardant on the hill above Kennedy's Bush during his efforts to help fight the Port Hills fire.

Pilot rises to challenge

Top-dressing pilot says fighting Port Hills fires "not that different to everyday work".

agribusiness

Get a better feel of their meat

Affco general manager Andy Leonard holds one of the company's retail meat packs that uses new skin technology.

 Affco is trialling new skin packaging technology for beef which allow consumers to better judge the meat.

MyFarm offers gold kiwifruit investment

MyFarm investors can invest in a gold kiwifruit orchard for the first time.

Jacqui Dean and Rob Hewitt inspect the final product at the new venison plant at the Pareora Freezing Works.

Full-time employment from venison plant

The new venison plant at the Pareora freezing works, which officially opened today, will bring a boost to the South Canterbury economy.

Discovery

Sharing the excitement of science

AgResearch scientist Louise Hennessy

A young scientist delights in passing on her passion for science to schoolchildren.

All aboard regulation train

Rob Mitchell talks to a straight-shooting scientist who realises that progress doesn't come without a certain amount of unhappiness.

Irina Boiarkina, of the University of Auckland, rock-climbing during a visit to Squamish, Canada.

Treasure in a mountain of data

Rob Mitchell talks to a scientist who loves solving mathematical problems.

rural women

It's a busy life down on the farm

"Chewing the fat" over lunch at the farm walk at Turimawiwi.

OPINION: People often ask "what do you do out there in the country?''

Silent killers find new home

OPINION: No more blisters or chemicals, just a silent killer.

Around 170 people attended the field day at Simon and Lynda Harvey's property Glen Orkney, Awatere Valley.

High country farmers 'pushed back to the hills'

The Marlborough region had lost 25,000ha of flat pastoral land in the past three decades due to land use changes as the traditional sheep farmer had been "pushed back to the hills".

Video

National property values up

A dip in Auckland prices could be short lived, QV says.

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